Vulcan

7365
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.9.1690BWAS-1603
Acquired21.2.1690/91BWAS-1603
First Commissioned23.2.1690/91B028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1690 Program FireshipsB028
ConstructorJonas Shish (d.1674/75)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sunk as Breakwater10.8.1709B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 2"Imperial Feet27.7876 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen274Tons BM 

Armament


21.2.1690/91Broadside Weight = 86 Imperial Pound ( 39.001 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.12.1690115Design Complement

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1690/91 - 20.9.1693CaptainJoseph Soanes (d.1737): on board from 21.5.1691BWAS-160320.9.1693 - 16.11.1696CaptainWilliam Hockaday ADM 6/3/158
Commission confirmed 20.5.1696
BWAS-1603
13.1.1696/97 - 14.1.1696/97CaptainWilliam Hockaday ADM 6/4/61ADM 6/415.1.1696/97 - 1.10.1697CaptainChristopher Coulsea (d.1698) ADM 6/4/62ADM 6/43.2.1697/98 - 5.5.1699CommanderJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/5/4BWAS-1603c.6.5.1699 - 30.11.1699CaptainWilliam Bokenham (d.1702) ADM 106/525/203ADM 1064.4.1701 - 5.9.1701CaptainRichard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 6/6/84BWAS-160319.11.1701 - 13.10.1702Captain and MasterJohn Balchen (1669/70-1744) ADM 6/6/121ADM 6/614.10.1702 - 25.11.1702CommanderJohn Clifton (d.1723) ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
11.1.1702/3 - 1.2.1705/6CommanderJohn Clifton (d.1723) ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/76.2.1705/6 - 16.3.1706/7CommanderWilliam Faulknor (d.1724/25) ADM 6/8/228ADM 6/818.3.1706/7 - 20.12.1707CommanderWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/9/102
Commission confirmed 20.11.1707
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1698 - 13.12.1699LieutenantEdward Thompson ADM 6/5/13ADM 6/54.4.1701 - 30.4.1701LieutenantJoseph Berry ADM 6/6/84ADM 6/61.5.1701 - 3.8.1701LieutenantArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/6/93ADM 6/64.8.1701 - 5.9.1701LieutenantRobert Stiles ADM 6/6/110ADM 6/619.11.1701 - 20.1.1701/2LieutenantNathaniel Douse ADM 6/6/121ADM 6/63.2.1701/2 - 3.5.1702LieutenantRobert Costaigne ADM 6/7/5ADM 6/74.5.1702 - 2.11.1702LieutenantThomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/7/32ADM 6/73.11.1702 - 25.11.1702LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/7/66
Commission confirmed 15.12.1702
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 19.8.1704LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/718.8.1704 - 9.7.1707LieutenantWalter Hooper ADM 6/8/102
Commission confirmed 19.10.1704
ADM 6/8
10.7.1707 - 20.12.1707LieutenantFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/9/107
Commission confirmed 12.12.1707
ADM 6/9

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
21.1.1693/94 - 26.3.1694MasterJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
30.9.1693 - 20.1.1693/94Master's MateJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1693In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1696In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1699In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
16.11.1699Paid offADM33
5.9.1701

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
25.11.1702Paid offADM33
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
20.12.1707Paid offADM33


Notes on Ship


Build locationBWAS-1603
built at the Lower GLobe Dock, Rotherhithe

 

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